Mantha helps Red Wings beat Stars 3-1 for 3rd win in 4 games

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DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Mantha scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Petr Mrazek stopped 34 shots for the Red Wings, who are 3-0-1 in their last four games for their best stretch in more than a month.

Kari Lehtonen made 17 saves for the Stars. He was pulled for an extra skater with more than 2 minutes left, and the Red Wings took advantage when Steve Ott scored an empty-net goal to make it 3-1 with 1:03 remaining.

Dallas, playing the second of back-to-back games on the road, has dropped two straight and won just three of its last nine overall.

 

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